Chess News

GM Ian Rogers covers the Masters Final and the European Club Cup in Bilbao, annotating games by former World Champ/current challenger Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana (still in a roll) and GM Hou Yifan.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 7:25 pm
As the Senior's Event is underway on a cruise ship, Alex Dunne covers the ICCF Veterans event, showcasing The Game of the Month between Peter Dessaules Karel Glaser.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:39 pm
A 70-player US delegation travels to the 2014 World Youth Chess Champs in Durban, South Africa from Sept. 19th–30th. Coach GM Ben Finegold told CLO: I arrived 3 days early, and I can tell it will be the best World Youth ever!
Posted: September 17, 2014, 1:36 pm
Thirty four players, including six-time US Champ GM Walter Browne will compete for the title of U.S. Senior Open Champion aboard the amazing Allure of the Seas.
Posted: September 16, 2014, 12:18 pm
Daniel Lucas, the Director of Publications and the editor of Chess Life magazine is running the 2014 New York City Marathon, and raising money for the USCF along the way via a crowdrise fundraiser.
Posted: September 16, 2014, 12:39 am
The U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) will hold an election in 2015 for two at-large positions on the USCF Executive Board for a term of three years, expiring in 2018. Find full details and how you can apply in the announcement.
Posted: September 15, 2014, 11:54 pm
The National K-12 Chess Championships return to Orlando, Florida from December 12-14 at the spacious and beautiful facilities of the Rosen Shingle Creek.
Posted: September 13, 2014, 10:58 am
The Frank P. Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship is pleased to announce its twenty ninth consecutive annual award.
Posted: September 12, 2014, 8:24 am
GM Ian Rogers narrates one of the most dramatic battles in the Sinquefield Cup, Caruana vs. Carlsen, with music and analysis.
Posted: September 11, 2014, 11:42 pm
In our 2nd Labor Day round-up we go from New York, where US Champ Gata Kamsky also became State Champ, to Iowa. Just added: New Jersey, where GMs Benjamin, Stripunsky Kudrin tied for first.
Posted: September 10, 2014, 5:43 pm

Hou Yifan’s victory in this year’s Grand Prix series may help her defend the women’s world championship.
Posted: September 14, 2014, 4:00 am
Fabiano Caruana won his first seven games at the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis and wrapped up the title well before the tournament was over.
Posted: September 7, 2014, 4:00 am
The tournament is intended to be the first step in a multiyear plan to organize and run tournaments with big prize funds.
Posted: September 1, 2014, 4:00 am
Samuel Sevian is expected to make grandmaster before his 14th birthday in December, a year faster than the current American record holder.
Posted: August 31, 2014, 4:00 am
Judit Polgar of Hungary announced that the Chess Olympiad, which ended last week in Norway, would be her last tournament as a professional.
Posted: August 24, 2014, 4:00 am
The reputation of the Russian men’s team took another hit at the Chess Olympiad, where it did not medal, although the Russian women took the gold.
Posted: August 17, 2014, 4:00 am
After a spirited campaign that had him traveling round the world, Garry Kasparov lost his bid to become the president of the international chess federation.
Posted: August 12, 2014, 6:26 pm
The former world chess champion lost an election in Norway in his effort to unseat the incumbent, Kirsan N. Ilyumzhinov.
Posted: August 12, 2014, 4:00 am
In a tournament of upsets, the big news is the World Chess Federation’s presidential election between Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Garry Kasparov.
Posted: August 10, 2014, 4:00 am
As he vies for the presidency of the governing body of world chess, Garry Kasparov can’t escape his fiercest opponent: the president of Russia.
Posted: August 10, 2014, 4:00 am

Live games with computer analysis
Author: chessdom
Posted: September 20, 2014, 11:49 am
Article by Chessity
Author: chessdom
Posted: September 20, 2014, 11:23 am
All of them wins for white
Author: chessdom
Posted: September 20, 2014, 8:11 am
The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open is taking place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, are taking part in the event. Vijay Kumar presents the round 6 video
Author: Goran
Posted: September 20, 2014, 4:03 am
The FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014 are being held in Durban, South Africa from 20th September to 29th September 2014. The event is organized by the South African Chess Federation under the auspices of FIDE. Age Groups: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 (Boys and Girls) Format: Swiss System, 11 rounds Time Control: 90 [...]
Author: Goran
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:13 pm
The 10. Zudov Memorial Chess Tournament was held on 10-19th September 2014 in Nizhny Tagil, a city of Russia, located 25 kilometers east of the virtual border between Europe and Asia. The 9-round Swiss event welcomed 51 players from 3 different countries (Armenia, Italy and Russia). GM Boris Savchenko (Russia) won a sharp game against his countryman GM [...]
Author: videnova
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:13 pm
The Prague Chess Society and Czech Railways prepare another year of the train tournament associated with a journey around beautiful Central European cities. Chess Train 2014 will ride on the route Prague (Czech Republic) – Vienna (Austria) – Budapest (Hungary) – Trencin (Slovakia) – Krakow (Poland) – Prague in days of 10th to 14th of [...]
Author: Goran
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:20 pm
The 7th Masters Final is taking place on 14-21st September 2014 in Bilbao, a city in Spain, capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. Levon Aronian (World #2, World Team Champion with the team of Armenia), Viswanathan Anand (Five-time world champion, currently ranked World #5), Ruslan Ponomariov (the youngest World champion [...]
Author: videnova
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:47 am
The FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014 is taking place in Durban, South Africa from 18th September to 30th September 2014 organized by the South African Chess Federation under the auspices of FIDE.
Author: videnova
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:45 am
The European Chess Club Cup for women is taking place on 14-20th September 2014 in Bilbao, a city in Spain, capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. Official website / Live games open / Live games women / Predict ECC Bilbao and win prizes at Chessbet
Author: videnova
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:44 am

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